Medical students benefit from annual golf classic
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s (Geisinger Commonwealth) annual golf tournament, held June 12 at Glenmaura National Golf Club in Moosic, grossed more than $100,000. Proceeds will benefit student scholarships. There were 100 golfers entered in the ninth annual event.
PNC Bank was the tournament’s presenting sponsor.
“We are very grateful to everyone who made this golf tournament a success,” said Steven J. Scheinman, MD, Geisinger Commonwealth’s president and dean. “The money raised will help reduce the burden of student debt for our future physicians. Scholarships allow our students more freedom to choose careers in primary care and return to northeastern Pennsylvania to practice.”
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is a member of the Geisinger family. Geisinger Commonwealth offers a community-based model of medical education with campuses in Danville, Doylestown, Scranton, Sayre and Wilkes-Barre. Geisinger Commonwealth offers Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) degrees. The school’s innovative curriculum, focused on caring for people in the context of their lives and their community, attracts the next generation of physicians and scientists from within its region in northeastern and central Pennsylvania, as well as from across the state and the nation. The school also has over 440 graduate medical students in 24 residency programs and 19 accredited fellowships. Geisinger Commonwealth is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities. For more information, visit www.geisinger.edu/gcsom, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 10 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than half a million members, a research institute and the Geisinger College of Health Sciences, which includes schools of medicine, nursing and graduate education. With more than 25,000 employees and 1,700+ employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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